On Friday June 15 the GIST-project has been officially launched in Rotterdam by mayor Aboutaleb and governor Reynders from Belgian Limburg! GIST aims to accelerate investments in sustainability for 25 organizations in the border region Netherlands-Flanders by developing and co-financing feasibility studies. Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb stated ”The transition to a sustainable industry is important for Rotterdam. It provides cleaner air in our city, an innovative climate for entrepreneurs and has a positive effect on employment in the industry. I suggest entrepreneurs in Rotterdam to send in proposals for the feasibility studies.”

Since this official launch the project is open for proposals! Are you active in the manufacturing or process industry where continuous innovation and a high level of specialization are required? Do you see the transition towards sustainable products and processes as an distinctive factor for future growth? Then please click the link below for more information and hand in your project proposal before august 31 2018!